Distributed and Cloud Computing (Certificate)

Taking graduate-level courses to earn the Certificate in Distributed and Cloud Computing can expand your computer science knowledge and open new career pathways.

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Learn about distributed systems and how they are applied to real-world problems with the Certificate in Distributed and Cloud Computing. Examine how emerging cloud computing technologies can be used to implement some of the world's most popular services and applications.

The certificate program is designed for professionals interested in gaining knowledge and skills in distributed and cloud computing, with courses offered online to accommodate the needs of students with full-time employment.

Topics covered in the program include parallel/distributed computing, distributed real-time systems, data-intensive computing, and advanced computer architecture.

Coursework from the certificate program may be applied toward a Master of Computer Science degree, provided a grade “B” or higher was earned in that particular course. Admission to a master’s program is not guaranteed upon completion of the certificate program.

Program Overview

Explore distributed systems and how they are applied to real-world problems with the Certificate in Distributed and Cloud Computing. Examine how emerging cloud computing technologies can be used to implement some of the world's most popular services and applications.

Career Opportunities

Demand for distributed and cloud computing experts continues to increase across businesses and industries.

  • Software engineer
  • Software architect
  • Full stack architect
  • Cloud engineer
  • Java developer
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Complete nine credit hours to earn the Certificate in Distributed and Cloud Computing.

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Admission to a graduate certificate program is limited to students who qualify as non-degree graduate students who hold a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or higher.

A GRE score is not required.